NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the Carolina Panthers by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
CAROLINA PANTHERS (28)
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The improved Tampa Bay Buccaneers don't want to get ahead of themselves.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Ron Rivera said based on recent conversations with team owner Jerry Richardson he doesn't know if he'll remain the Carolina Panthers head coach beyond this season.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Dallas Clark knows a thing or two about playing with great quarterbacks after spending nine seasons in Indianapolis playing alongside Peyton Manning.